Stampin’ Up! adhesives – which one should you ‘stick’ to?

Stampin’ Up! Adhesives – each different but all necessary for the papercrafter Stampin’ Up! has eight different adhesives, each having a different purpose so it can get a little confusing, especially for beginner crafters.  Choosing the right Stampin’ Up! adhesives can be the difference between success and failure on most projects.  Some adhesives are heavy duty, others… Read More »

Handmade thank you card tutorial Part 2

Thank you card tutorial The story behind this special card is included in the previous post.  As the card features a number of different techniques, I thought a quick tutorial would help out.  This card is probably not suitable for beginner stampers, but it is a fun card to create if you are a more experienced.… Read More »

Crafting Forever thank you card

Special Thank You Card – Part One Good morning everyone.  Now every now and then you need a hand.  And recently, a demonstrator friend of mine, Zena, helped fix my website that had been playing up.   Fixing websites is certainly not one of my strengths and speaking to the experts did not help at all. Contacting Zena solved… Read More »

Beautiful You Coaster Tile VideoTutorial

Beautiful You Coaster Tile steals the show Afternoon everyone.  Things are pretty busy around here at the moment as I get ready for the release of the new annual catalogue on 1 June. One of the products that carried over from the Occasions Catalogue was a favourite, and it seems, one of your favourites as… Read More »

Sneak Peek of my 2017-18 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue pre-order

Share my excitement to the release of the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue! I have finally received my order from Stampin’ Up! and it contains all my new goodies from the new (yet to be released) Stampin’ Up! catalogue.  I can’t wait to play with my new things and hopefully I find the time this weekend.  One of… Read More »

Eastern Palace Bundles Pre-Release – special price just for you throughout May.

Good morning, I hope you are having a fabulous week.  This is a pretty busy time of the Stampin’ Up! year with the upcoming new catalogue, so many special releases, special offers, retiring lists and special events.  To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the news, I have been posting updates every… Read More »

Seven reasons why you should attend the Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat?

Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat Time is running out to secure your spot at the Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat which is fast approaching – 14-16 July 2017 at  QCCC (Queensland Conference and Camping Centres),  Brookfield (Brisbane).  Numbers are filling up.  Check out the graphic as to why you should come along and… Read More »

May Global Stampers Challenge – new In-Colors

May Global Stampers Challenge If you follow my blog regularly you will know that over the past two days I have showcased my entry for the May Global Stampers Challenge – a mini accordion album featuring the Eastern Palace Starter bundle.  A fabulous short YouTube video Eastern Elegance Mini Album Preview can be found here.  Whilst… Read More »

Mini Accordion Album with video (Part 2)

Eastern Palace Suite Mini Accordion Album Video As you probably guessed from yesterday’s post, this is one of my favourite projects ever.  It came together easy which surprised me. These gorgeous colours make my heart sing.  I wouldn’t usually select this colour combination of Gold Foil, Dapper Denim, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide (Very… Read More »

May Global Stampers Challenge – Mini Accordion Album Part 1

Cute Accordion Mini Album featuring Eastern Palace Suite I am really excited to bring this project to you today as part of the May Global Stampers Challenge.  This month’s challenge was to feature the early release May exclusive Eastern Palace Bundles (Premier Bundle for the  avid crafter and Starter Bundle for the beginner crafter) in the… Read More »

Fun Folds for May Technique Teaser Creative Class 21 May 2017

Fun Folds Handmade cards provide the WOW for this month’s Creative Class May’s Technique Teaser  Creative Class is going to bring some WOW to your card making.  I am featuring Fun Folds to take your cardmaking to another level.  The pop-up slider card is suitable for both males and females – males are going to… Read More »

Bonus Stampin’ Up! 2017-19 In-Color Co-ordinating Chart download

Fresh and new in-Color Collection from the new 2017-18 Annual Catalogue Some exciting news from Stampin’ Up! New colours are on the way.  Colours are so important to us as papercrafters – colour can communicate the perfect look, tone and excitement of our projects.  Stampin’ Up!s unique colour collections make it easier to put together the exact… Read More »

End of April Update – so much happening and it is all good news

Special Offer: If you place any order over $120 (and use the host code AKEHHADF) you will receive a gift from the new Catalogue in June. Valid until 30/4/17.  Clearance Rack has just been updated Didn’t want you to miss out on any of the new goodies that have been newly listed in the Clearance… Read More »

May ‘From Picture to Page Creative Class’ Kit

Floral Boutique scrapbook layout is May Creative Class Kit This layout is a little busier than I usually do and I don’t usually add any photos to sample layouts but this one just invited my photos from Floriade in Canberra.  Each photo is full of gorgeous flowers. I finished the layout and realised that it… Read More »

FREE Handmade Mother’s Day Card

Your special invitation to your family and friends to make a Mother’s Day Card Now, I am at a bit of loss of how to post about this event because it isn’t even for most of you – you’re not even invited. But your loved ones are. On Sunday 30 April, (between 2-4pm) I will… Read More »